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By Jessie Whitish Informal poll: How would you rank your COVID-related stress level on a scale from 1 to 5? As we approach the five-month-mark of our family retreating home due to COVID-19, I’m at about 7.5 Case numbers are higher now than they were five months ago. Any novelty of working from...

By Tammy Donoho As the summer slowly slips away, parents and caregivers' thoughts turn like autumn leaves to back-to-school preparations. This year brings more uncertainty than usual. Some students will be learning from home, others will be in the classroom. Caregivers sending their children to school for traditional classroom instruction may...

Has anyone else felt themselves climbing a series of steep learning curves over the past few months? How a novel coronavirus is transmitted to humans. How to homeschool a child. How deep and destructive systemic racism is. Our brains have been challenged to take in, process, and take action on...

By Tammy Donoho, Kentucky Youth Advocates Congratulations parents, guardians, and caregivers! You made it! After homeschooling for months, you may be just as thrilled as your children that the school year is finally over. You might have thought it couldn’t be done, but you powered through!  Get out the party hats,...